• Appetizer Bread Side

    Feta and Chives Beer Bread

    I’ve been feeling very inspired today. Do you ever have those days where you go to check your “inspiration feed” [mine is bloglovin’ but any sort of RSS feed is what I am referring…

    October 8, 2012
  • Appetizer Searchable Saturdays

    Searchable Saturdays

      Tuko//Teekee//Taco and I waiting outside while Wyatt picked out a movie earlier this week. (ps- follow me on instagram: shellywest) And here are a few things that inspired VV from around the web…

    October 6, 2012
  • Snack Sweets

    Pumpkin Swirl Cocoa Brownies

    I was doing so good in September…constantly cooking with fresh produce, little butter, and smaller portions. And the yoga…2…3….4 times a week! It was excellent. But then my fall taste buds kicked in. The…

    October 5, 2012
  • Appetizer Side Snack Vegan

    Spicy Jalapeno Corn Hummus

    Heyyya! Happy gloomy, gloomy Tuesday. As a way to kick up this chilly and droopy day, I made some spicy hummus to warm you up! Well…I didn’t exactly make it for you. I made…

    October 2, 2012
  • Wrap Up

    September Highlights

    Heyyyaaa. Happy…Monday? And October…WOAH. weird. It seems like it was just yesterday that it was my birthday (September 4th). This month flew by but lots and lots of yummy things were made in the…

    October 1, 2012
  • Adventure Side Snack Sweets

    Persimmon Pudding

    Persimmon pudding + vanilla bean ice cream = !!! Last Sunday I attempted to go apple picking at a nearby orchard with Wyatt and a few friends. Although all the apples had already fallen…

    September 30, 2012
  • Searchable Saturdays

    Searchable Saturdays

    Insta-portrait with Tuko. Yes, that is right, I am the most annoying dog owner ever and always want to take pictures with Taco/Teekee when he is sound asleep (I can’t help it! That is…

    September 29, 2012
  • Apple-Crisp
    Side Snack Sweets

    Fall Apple Crisp // The Worry Worm

    This is a picture from a fall afternoon [ last year ] that Wyatt (pictured above) and I spent laying by the water and having long conversations. Today, I wish this was us again.…

    September 28, 2012
  • Breakfast Side Snack Sweets Vegan

    Pumpkin Granola

    And so we continue our fall theme with another pumpkin recipe! And weirdly enough…another breakfast recipe! [ Not that you can’t also eat granola for a dessert or as a snack or just because…

    September 26, 2012
  • Adventure Searchable Saturdays

    Searchable Saturdays

    A picture of Tuko & Lake Monroe from our dinner picnic. We went on a hike/picnic Wednesday night which was the perfect cure for the mid-week blues. Morning, Morning, Morning! Here are a few…

    September 22, 2012
  • Appetizer Bread Side Vegan


    Okay, so I feel a bit behind the times posting a {gasp} tomato-themed recipe while the rest of the blog sphere is bustling with pumpkin flavored baked goods and spiced ciders. I guess this…

    September 19, 2012
  • Appetizer Moody Monday Vegan

    Moody Monday // Basil Salt

    Hello, Gloomy Monday. The overcast and rain made it particularly hard to get out of bed this morning but this picture from camping next weekend managed to brighten my mood. So…here I am… currently…

    September 17, 2012
  • Searchable Saturdays

    Searchable Saturdays

    photo from our camping trip last weekend at Lake Michigan   And here are a few of my favorite web links from this week… 1. I have been doing the yoga journal fitness challenge…

    September 15, 2012
  • Baked Potato Chips with Avocado Dipping Sauce
    Appetizer Sauce Side Snack

    Baked Potato Chips with Avocado Dip

    Oh man, it’s only Wednesday? This weekend needs to come sooner so I can spend time browsing the Farmer’s Market, drinking cocktails with my Ma, and making pumpkin cinnamon rolls. However, with that being…

    September 12, 2012
  • Entree

    Eggplant Involtini

    Really…this dish’s name is just a fancy word for ‘stuffed eggplant’. Image stuffed shells with eggplant instead of pasta. Or pasta-less lasagna but rolled up. Or cheesy stuffed eggplant but styled differently. Anyhow, I…

    September 11, 2012
  • Searchable Saturdays

    Searchable Saturdays

      Picture of Tuko from our hiking adventure on Tuesday.   And…. here are a few favorite things that I stumbled upon this week: 1. Don’t think I’ve ever been so excited to shop…

    September 8, 2012